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What is [object htmlinputelement],[object htmlinputelement]?

Posted on 2014-12-01
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Hello,

I have the reference to an object which i think is a checkbox.  But when i do:

alert(MyObject);

i get:

[object htmlinputelement],[object htmlinputelement]

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What is this telling?  Does MyObject contain two child objects?  How can i access each one?
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Question by:soozh
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by:Julian Hansen
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Please show how MyObject was assigned.
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You can't alert a checkbox - it's just an object on the page, you can alert it's values/attributes
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Well what was happening was i seemed to have two checkboxes with the same name so hence the Array of objects.  I was able to reference each using MyObject[0] and MyObject[1] but the real problem was that they should have had difference names.

Problem solved.
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by:soozh
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With help from Gary i found the problem
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